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- Hajime Nishimura, Sui Morita, Jun Takamoto, Cross-disciplinary collaboration platform using MMORPG technology - Virtual museum of Art and modern history, Oct. 2016

- Hajime Nishimura, Kenneth Y T Lim, Koji Koyamada, "Abyss Observatory - Designing for Remote Collaboration, Self-directed Discovery and Intuition Development in Multi-user Interactive 3D Virtual Environments", Journal of Virtual World Research, 2012 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4101/jvwr.v5i2.6304 / ResearchGate/ from communication/ HANDLES'S BLOG/ JAIRO/ temoa

(cited in)
- Natalie Nussli, "A systematic, inquiry-based 7-Step Virtual Worlds Teacher Training", E-Learning and Degital Media, Vol 12, Issue 5-6, 2015

- Kevin Oh, Natalie Nussli, Teacher training in the use of a three-dimensional immersive virtual world: Building understanding through first-hand experiences, Journal of Teaching and Learning with Technology, Vol. 3, No. 1, June 2014, pp. 33 ? 58. doi: 10.14434.jotlt.v3n1.3956

- Natalie Nussli, Kevin Oh, Kevin McCandless "Collaborative science learning in three-dimensional immersive virtual worlds: Pre-service teachers' experiences in Second Life", Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia 08/2014; 23(3):291-322.

- Natalie Nussli, "An Investigation of Special Education Teachers' Perceptions of the Effectiveness of a Systematic 7-Step Virtual Worlds Teacher Training Workshop for Increasing Social Skills" (2014), Doctoral Dissertations, Paper 113, University of San Francisco Scholarship Repository

- Kevin Oh, Natalie Nussli, "Technology-Enhanced Language Learning: A Case Study of a Global Classroom in Second Life", International Journal on Advances in Life Sciences, vol 6 no 3 & 4, year 2014

(reffer Abyss)
- Patricia C. Franks, Lori A. Bell, Rhonda B. Trueman, "Teaching and Learning in Virtual Environments: Archives, Museums, and Libraries", Amazon, Libraries Unlimited, Sep. 2016

- Sue Gregory、Mark J.W. Lee、Barney Dalgarno、Belinda Tynan,"Learning in Virtual Worlds: Research and Applications (Issues in Distance Education)", Amazon, Athabasca Univ, May, 2016
- Maggi Savin-Baden, Rethinking Learning in an Age of Digital Fluency: Is being digitally tethered a new learning nexus? (Current Debates in Educational Psychology)Amazon, Routledgem March, 2015

- Grammatikou (2010、Russia)

- Maria Graciela Badilla Quintana, Sandra Meza Fernandez, "A pedagogical model to develop teaching skills. The collaborative learning experience in the Immersive Virtual World TYMMI", Computers in Human Behavior 51 (2015) 594-603

- Natalie Nussli, Kevin Oh, The Components of Effective Teacher Training in the Use of Three-Dimensional Immersive Virtual Worlds for Learning and Instruction Purposes: A Literature Review, Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education 04/2014; 22(2):213-241.

- Shailey Minocha, Christopher Leslie Hardy, "Designing Navigation and Wayfinding in 3D Virtual Leaning Spaces, In: OzCHI 2011 Design, Culture and Interaction, 28 Nov - 02 Dec 2011, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

- (docx file) Fernando Hurtado (Arizona State University), Learning about Climate Change through Social Media, Annual Meeting of the Literary Research Association, Dallas, Texas, 2 December 2013.

- Por Prof. Mg. Silvia Brugnoni, Direcciones en Second Life: Ciencia- Tecnologia- Museos- Memoriales- Bibliotecas- Arte (Sep, 2012)/ Ciencia- Museos- Memoriales-Ciudades- Culture- Bibliotecas (Oct, 2013)

- Erika Bettermann, Tamara Huson, Michelle Leon, Christa Murphy, Serenah Polite, Kaitlyn Schwab, "The Sciences in Second Life: The Long List", Lehigh University, Jan, 2012

- Martin Oliver, "What evidence do we have that games, simulations and virtual worlds change practice?" (2011)

- Worlds of Education -Lesson Plan Database: Deep Ocean Ecosystems -Into the Deep (A. Fairweather, Apr, 2011)

- Martin Oliver, ">What evidence do we have that games, simulations and virtual worlds change practice?" (2011)

- The Science Circle Award 2015 (Val, 26 Dec, 2015)

- Postcards From Tipsy: All About The Squid (Feb, 2017)

- VR-world exploring: Renewal of Abyss Observatory/ Deep sea exploration/ Nautilus adventure/ Nautilus adventure(2)/ RV Calypso/ At random/ Wanted/ Science Circle Award/ 20000 Leagues Under the Sea (Jan. 2016)/ Big Data and Supercomputing, for a Sustainable and Resilient Society (Jan. 2016)/ The Modrem Museum/ Motoko Museum of Art History (1)/ Motoko Museum of Art History (2) (Jan, 2016)/ Arianne Chavasse's flickr/ adding new 3rd floor (March 2016)/ Tutorial for VW Educators Project (July 2016)/ Workshop for Designing Teacher Training (Aug. 2016)/ Visiting Tour of Modern Art Museum (Aug. 2016)/ Second Life Knowledge Base and Video Tutorials (Oct. 2016)/ Science circle “4th Workshop of VW Teacher Training Project” (Dec. 2016)/ Medical education on second life (Dec. 2016)/ the first anniversary of Motocha (Feb. 2017)/ Verne’s Nautilus re-construction tour/ Verne’s Nautilus guided tour #2 (march 2017) (Arianne Chavasse)

- christine's Google+Jules Vernes Nautilus concept (Apr, 2016, virtual christine)

-[Second Life] Mainland Information: [Abyss Observatory] Sansara (Mar, 2016, pawpaw)

- Anima Solaris: 仮想空間と高本淳 (Feb, 2016, Hajime Nishimura)

- Min Avatar Heter Apmel: Interim open of new Art History Museum by motoko Moonwall (Heter Apmer, Jan, 2016)

- Pings from the after LIFE: Safari Goes Jogging (Dec, 2015, Thirza Ember)

- Vernian Era: The Catalog of Nautilus Designs (Michael Crisafulli, Dec, 2015)

- Living in a Modermworld -Thoghts on Virtual Living-: Into the Abyss and beyond: exploring our world (May, 2015)/ Return to the Abyss: science in Second Life (Inara Pey, Sep, 2015)

- アップルパイSL・677 海洋博物館ツアーSL・678 海洋博物館ツアー2 (コモ、Aug, 2015)

- Biology Lab Station in Second Life: Educational Resources (Ruth Garza, Summer, 2015, Team 1 Group Project - EDTC 6325 Su15)

- LANDMARKS: 日米の共同海文台(Feb, 2010)/ 海洋博物館ツアー (Kero Nishi, Aug, 2015)

- Destination Guide Home: Abyss Observatory/ Education Portal - Gateway to Thinking (Linden Lab)

- virtualchristine's Second Life/OpenSim Blog: Dream vacation on Japan Open Grid (virtualchristine, Jul, 2015)

- Soloton-Grid: 02 Abyss Observatory

- Suzume- Google+: Abyss at Farwell (June, 2015)

- YouTube: Second Life Travels: Abyss Observatory at SE3 (veemonthedemonking, Apr, 2015)

- Echt Virtuell: Abyss Observatory/ Teleport Hub System (Nov, 2012)/ Besuch auf der SL10B - Teil 7 (June 2013)/ Tauchen in Second Life (May, 2014)/ Das Abyss Observatory auf Second Earth schliest im Juni (Maddy Gynoid, April, 2015)

- The Hyperzette: Education: Abyss Observatory; Earth and Live Evolution (Uber mich, Feb, 2015)

- Virtual Outworlding: Abyss Observatory/ Gateway to Intellectual Quests/ Monthly International Workshop on Science Exhibits (MIWoSE) in SL/ The Modern Museum- Art and the development of civilization/ Community hub for STEM education. Abyss Observatory. HG BeatThis list (Selby Evans, March, 2015)

- Spike Sol: Abyss Observatory @ JOGrid (Spike Sol, may, 2014)

- Suzume Turbo: アビス海文台の動画撮ってみました(Suzume Turbo, Jan. 2013)/ 第7回 アビス探検ツアー(*´∀`) (Jan, 2014)/ "アビス海文台(THE ABYSS OBSERVATORY)"SecondLife(Suzume Turbo, Jan, 2015)

- Eddi and Ryce Photograph Second Life: Great Second Life Destinations: The Abyss Observatory at Second Earth 3 (Eddi Haskell, Jan, 2015)

- MANIERA SL: ManiStyle: The Fascination of Science (Deepy, Dec, 2014)

- HYPERICA: Abyss Observatory (Nov, 2014)

- Eddi Haskell's Picasa: Abyss Observatory at SE3 (Nov, 2014, Eddi Haskell)

- Real Travels in a Virtual World: Second Earth 3 -Abyss Observatory at SE3 (S0phia Inkpen, Sep, 2014)

- ぶらり一人旅アビス海文台 (Sho Munro, Sep, 2014)


- From Japan to SL: Mangekyo at Abyss Observatory (Temi Oyen, March, 2014)/ The Modern Museum (Suzume, Aug, 2014)

- Waterbank News: Abyss Observatory Offers One of a Kind Views (waterbanknews, July, 2014)

- Heterocera Atoll: [Abyss Observatory at Farwell(Sansara)] Under Construction/ [SL10B] Abyss Observatory(June, 2013)/ [Abyss Observatory] Singapore / Japan Collaboration (June, 2014)/ [Abyss Observatory] Sansara(pawpaw, March, 2014)

- Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable: Ok I'm here. What now? Advice & Likes for Educators New to Virtual Worlds (Oct, 2011)/ Faculty Collaborations in Virtual Worlds (Jan, 2012)/ VWBPE special VWER roundtable (Mar, 2012)/ Open Forum (Sep, 2012)/ STEM Education in Virtual World (May, 2013)/ The Wild Frontier! Where to Take Students in Virtual Worlds (Apr, 2013)/ Coping with New Residents (June, 2014)

- Euroversity: Destination guide (gerhilde.meissl-egghart, May, 2014)

- SLE news source/ Second Life Newser/SL Enquirer : The Abyss Earth Sciences and Marine Life Observatory (Stareyes, Oct, 2013)

- YouTube: Second Life Group Project (Angie Stumbo, Sep, 2013)

- CLUB MK: 地上3500mの海 (Setsuna Infinity, Aug, 2013)

- VIRTUAL WORLDS MAGAZINE: “Tutte” le sim Educational in SecondLife, come scovarle (Salahzar Stenvaag, Aug, 2013)

- Viajante do Second Life: Abyss Observatory - maior complexo cientifico do SL (EduBaker, July, 2013)

- Secondlife たそがれ日記: SL10B/ (ken taruma, June, 2013)

- The Wourld of Yana: SL10B, Abyss Observatory (Jan, 2013)/アビス海文台と風の円@Second Earth 3(Yana, June. 2013)(Yana, June, 2013)

- 旅々夢大陸Vol.130 Abyss Observatory/ Vol. 141 - SL10B (SLTV, June. 2013)

- Magical Life: アビス海文台で、魔女っこの知らない海を体験ッ♪ (Dec, 2012)/ 知的探求シムへの扉を開けて『ととろの森』へ♪♪ (Dec, 2012)/ お魚を見に行くのにゃ〜 (SUNday Loire, April, 2013)

- Camp Kawabata - Home of Scouts of Second Life: Oceanography Merit Badge @ The Abyss Observatory(Feb, 2012)/ Oceanography Merit Badge at the Abyss Observatory (April, 2013)

- Train for Success: Abyss Observatory: Earth and Marine Life exhibit, Hajime Nishimura(Dec, 2012)

- Beginner Center *SMO: アビス海文台(Abyss Observatory)(Sakisa Mazi, Dec, 2012)

- Megan's Thoughts on Technology: A Tour through Science and Social Studies in Second Life (mpotratz, Nov, 2012)

- Social Network Media: Abyss Observatory Response Area- 54738730/YouTube(Doug Strahler, Jun, 2012)

- LEARNING WORKS: ScienceSim: A virtual environment for collaborative visualization and experimentation (Christopher Hutchison, Mar, 2012)

- Tech Probes: 3d Virtual Worlds as Learning Resources (Leony Wolynez, Dec, 2011)

- AJMcKay in Second Life: Seven Wonders of Second Life (Amanda McKay, Dec. 2011)

- The Virtual Building Company: Enterprise Applications for Virtual Worlds (Nov, 2011)

- howya2life: Destinations (Bill Carton, Oct, 2011)

- 652D: Week 4 in Second Life (davisbra, Oct, 2011)

- Liz's Blog: Second Life-Week 3 Post (eelson, Jun, 2011)

- NCULeAnn: Excellent submission (glengat, Jun, 2011)

- /With Second LifeSecond Life: アビス海文台(Sina, Jun, 2011)

- Betterverse: Nonprofits in the Virtual World: Ocean Science in Second Life: Abyss Observatory Opening January 28/ Speaking at NPC This Friday August 26/ Chat Log/ Ecology-related Sims in Second Life (Rik, May, 2011)

- Expedition Central: Abyss Observatory (Cyrus Hush, May, 2011)

- The Pixelated Professor: Falling into the Abyss (Temporarily) / Not So Abyss-mal After All (Sere Timeless, Apr, 2011)

- *Piece&Pease* noiの気まぐれ散歩道: みーーつけた!アビス海文台-part 1part 2part 3part 4(Noi Aboma, Jan, 2011)

- SecondArcade: Educational Activities in Second Life: Teaching and Learning in Second Life: Exemplary Sites (Wayne Warrigal)

- Tyler's ED Tech Blog: Second Life Tour (Tyler Richmond, Dec, 2010)

- Learning and Teaching in Virtual World: Kuliah Privat Bersama Yan/ Yan Lauria/ History of Submarine and Submersible/ Abyss Observatory/ Classifying Sea Animals at Phylum Level (Ines Ogura/ Ines Paspita, Sep, 2010)

- examinor.com: The Abyss Observatory chronicles our changing environment (Douglas Green, Aug, 2010)

- 電脳九龍飯店 SL支店: SF大会でセカンドライフ(Haruka McMahon, Aug, 2010)

- Anna Farida: Kehidupan Kedua, Belajar Second Life untuk Pendidikan (Anna Farida, July, 2010)

- Kagami Kohimeの休憩室: アビス海文台(THE ABYSS OBSERVATORY)に行ってきました (Kagami Kohime, Apl, 2010)

- 白いハマナスの花 in Secondlife: THE ABYSS OBSERVATORYとスチームパンク?@観光リポート(ひろみ, Feb, 2010)

- シルバー斎さんの「セカンドライフ」体験記!!: 「海洋博物館」がオープン(シルバー斎, Feb, 2010)

- まれにいろいろ: ノーチラス号♪(カピバラ, Feb, 2010)

- ◇踊る!◆セカンドライフ◇: THE ABYSS OBSERVATORYへ(emi, Feb, 2010)

- Discursos do Outro Mundo: 'The Abyss Observatory' em Second LifeR! (Paulo Frias, Feb, 2010)

- Marc's TGE Blog: Virtual Learning Communities

- gamesig: Shailey, Christopher and Ahmad's case (Martin Oliver)